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Strawberry Creek Inn

26370 Scenic Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Strawberry Creek Inn
Ranked #6 of 11 Idyllwild B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Disappointed with the lack of enthusiasm from the owners. We felt like a number, not a guest. I would rather give my money to someone who appreciates it and is warm and welcoming. Place needs a good cleaning outside, quite unkept with lots of spider webs everywhere and dust on everything, overgrown weeds. It's like they just don't care anymore... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
27 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed here for two nights with my mother, it was divine! The two owners are very nice and accomodating hosts and their guesthouse is simply gorgeous! We felt right at home here, the decor is just beautiful, many different art pieces from different cultures and nations. We had the Evergreen room and it was a nice size room with a... More

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Grand Terrace, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

and got the reservation (special discount) for a birthday present. The facility is large for a bed and breakfast with a big common area packed with curios, antiques and knick-nacks and a library area. It was fun to look at the fancy chickens out back and eat their fresh eggs. Our stay was comfortable and quiet. The breakfast was very... More

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South Pasadena, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Idyllwild is a beautiful little town nestled in the San Jacinto Mountain Range. Wonderful small artist's colony. A place for active folks of all ages. Excellent hiking. We decided to travel here to escape LA and the daily craziness. We chose the Strawberry Creek Inn due to the reports of the wonderful breakfasts and its proximity to Strawberry Creek and... More

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San Clemente, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Here are the good points: lovely old house, fine furnishings, very clean, friendly & social people, comfy bed, great location in town, easy parking. The flipside: tiny shower, creaky floors, you get to hear all your neighbor's business through thin walls (yep, uh oh!), just OK breakfast, no A/C, and the world's tiniest TV. In some countries this would be... More

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My husband and I live a fast-paced life and my husband, in particular, works 70+ hours a week so getting "away" is a necessity for us. We went to the Strawberry Creek Inn for a weekday get-a-way and fell in absolute love with Strawberry Creek Inn!! I loved the location, I loved the people, I loved the town. The hammocks... More

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Would probably try another place next time (if we ever go back to Idyllwild). Place is nice, Santa Fe room was small but pleasant, although you might want to bring your own pillows if you are used to soft & fluffy under your head at night. Bed was also hard and if that was a "queen", then I'm Queen Latifah!... More

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Corona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I came to stay a couple nights the night after we got married. We just got home from our getaway and we're still reeling about how perfect this Bed & Breakfast was. It was SO wonderful. From the second you drive up you can feel the energy of this haven pulling you in. The entire property is... More

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Santa Monica, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I attended a writing workshop here and am dying to go back. Rodney and Ian are fabulous hosts who have created this cozy and comfortable Inn in an idyllic setting. The food was fabulous (but don't plan to stick to your diet). My room was simple yet comfortable and homey. I stayed in the Nancy room. The mattress is great,... More

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

So close to the congestion and noise of the city yet you feel so far removed in this mountain hideaway. The room was well appointed and comfortable. The common areas in the main bldg are comfortable, warm, and inviting, and the breakfasts unbeatable. Also several real nice restaurants in the town center of Idyllwild and all within walking distance. We... More

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Address: 26370 Scenic Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Location: United States > California > Idyllwild
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Strawberry Creek Hotel Idyllwild

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A tranquil retreat that will rejuvenate your spirit and relax your body, the Strawberry Creek Inn offers peaceful luxuries and simple pleasures. Just two hours or less from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles and San Diego, the San Jacinto Mountains will envelope you in the rustic beauty of Idyllwild, California. * Walk along Strawberry Creek * Savor a homemade breakfast of fresh, organic ingredients * Read in the library * Bask in the summer sun * Snuggle in front of a roaring fire in winter Come visit and rediscover life’s quiet joys. ... more   less 
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